This collection aims to map a diversity of approaches to the artform by creating a 360 Degrees view on the circus.
Three sections of the book Aesthetics, Practice, Culture, approach aesthetic developments, issues of artistic practice and the circus' role within society. This book consists of a collection of articles from renowned circus researchers, junior researchers, and artists. It also provides the core statements and discussions of the conference UpSideDown - Circus and Space in the format of a graphic recording. Hence, allows a clear entry into the field of circus research and emphasizes the diversity of approaches that are well balanced between theoretical and artistic point of views.
This book will be of great interest of students and scholars of circus studies, emerging disciples of circus and performance.